The Talon

Forge Swim Falls to Riverbend

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

Both the Boys and Girls Swim teams were defeated by the Riverbend Bears on Tuesday night at the Jeff Rouse Center. Riverbend, one of the most consistent swim powerhouses in the region, has routinely been an Achilles heel of every other Swim program across the Commonwealth District. A year ago, the Fo...

Home Game VS Massaponax

Home Game VS Massaponax

Brianan Chubb, Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Sports

Colonial Forge Boys Varsity basketball lost 64-73 to Massaponax on Friday, January 4. Massaponax’s cheerleaders were not present for the game, but Forge's green team cheerleaders cheered on our team through the whole game.

Forge Swim Back in Action

Patrick Strong, Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under News, Sports, Talon Overtime

The Varsity Swim team officially returned to the pool last Friday at the Jeff Rouse Center. The Eagles took on rival Stafford High in the second official meet of the 2018-19 season. The Girls team came away with a 160-126 win while the Boys fell to the Indians 168-118. Following a successful inte...

No Cheerleaders at Maryland Girls Basketball Game

Brianan Chubb, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

Colonial Forge varsity girls basketball played friendship collegiate at FBGC, in upper Marlboro, MD. They won 59-23. Unfortunately, there were no cheerleaders present because they didn't have any knowledge of the games being played. The next game is a home game against Riverbend High School. Hopefull...

The Girls Basketball Team Faces St. Joseph High School in Maryland

Ernesto Bowen, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The Girls basketball team will take on “St.Joseph High School”, one of the best teams on the East Coast, in Maryland on Saturday. Cameron Downs (‘20), the 2017 player of the year,will lead the Eagles. St. Joseph is a team out of Brooklyn, New York. They are a pretty talented team with speed and size, an...

Track Places Third in Hampton

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under News, Sports

The Colonial Forge Track Team placed third at the Real Deal High School Classic meet, held at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Hampton on December 7. Makenzie Watkins ('19) won first place in 3200 with a time of 11:51.50. Makala Purifoy ('20) won second place in high jump for a height of 5'2. Paityn...

Swim Team Gears Up for Big Winter

Patrick Strong, Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

The 2018-19 edition of the Colonial Forge Swim Team is gearing up to be an electric one. With a plethora of returning veterans, the team carries plenty of big meet experience to a program looking to progress into being a major contender. Returning state meet competitors such as Torii Waisanen (‘19) ...

Indoor Track Wins At Caroline High School

Noel Innocent, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Sports

Indoor Track won their first meet of the season at Caroline High School on December 3. The Eagles broke multiple records. Edward Deskins ('19), Shaun Harris ('22), Trevor Thomas ('20), and Jaden Brinson ('21) broke the meet record for the Boys 4x200 Relay with a time of 1:32:93. Michael Arner...

Siblings on Teams

Emily Imes, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

There are many sports teams that contain siblings on them. Some have the same perspectives, and some are completely opposite. Some enjoy it, and some dread every minute of having to share the spotlight. Here are their stories.

Space Jam Sports Report: Interview with Reed and Sarratt about the Basketball Season

Noel Innocent, Reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports

Today's Space Jam was on Rashaan Reed and Josh Sarratt. This year is Reed’s first year starting. He said “ I feel pretty good, first year starting.” He also stated that the coaching is better and feels like the team will have more success than the previous years. Then, we interviewed Josh Sarra...

Lowe (’20) and Sarratt (’19) Headline Eagle Domination over the Commonwealth

Patrick Strong, Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

The Colonial Forge football team has been dominating the Commonwealth District for years now. So when the 2018 edition of the Eagles sliced through the regular season 10-0 for the second consecutive season, it came as a surprise to absolutely no one. As expected, when the 2018 All-Commonwealth district teams were ...

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

VHSL Realignment Decisions leave Prince William Upset

Anne Johnakin, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

Colonial Forge, Massaponax, and Riverbend will move from VHSL Region 6A to 6B following an appeal to the VHSL Executive Committee. “The [region] that VHSL put us in was Riverbend High School, Massaponax High School, schools all the way down in Chesterfield County Schools, down in the beach, and th...

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